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CASH was stolen by brazen burglars in Colchester.
The chairman of the Chelmsford branch of Age Concern has spoken of her 'delight' that a phone line to report elder abuse has been launched.
GAZETTE reporters were among those recognised at an awards ceremony for media in the East of England.
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Police are investigating a burglary at a property in Stock where thousands of pounds worth of jewellery was stolen.
A personal trainer is holding a two and a half hour long body combat session to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.
A “DESPICABLE” couple who stole 17 poppy appeal tins to fund their £100 a day drug habit have avoided jail.
The A12 nothbound is closed at J20 for Hatfield Peverel due to a three vehicle incident.
SPRING cleaning has started with volunteers mucking in at St John’s and at St Botolph’s Priory in Colchester.
A WORLD championship is planning to put Mersea on the map.
A GROUP of keen cyclists are preparing for their toughest challenge yet – a 490-mile ride along the south coast to raise much-needed funds for charity.
A VOLUNTEER is in line for a national award to recognise her hard work in helping Colchester people with autism.
A CAR and a lorry have collided on the A120.
AN administration worker won the hearts of the public to win the Miss Popularity title in a beauty pageant.
DURING a career in education spanning more than 30 years, Phil Jones rose to being the respected headteacher of a secondary school.
The GC Jazz Club will be returning to the The Woolpack with its unique sound on Sunday.
FORMER soldiers say they have a Colchester mental health organisation to thank for turning their lives around.
PATIENTS may have to care for themselves more because health services in Colchester cannot cope with the rising population.
A HANDBAG was snatched from a woman in Colchester town centre.
Burglars stole jewellery and money totalling thousands of pounds from a house in Goldlay Avenue, Chelmsford.
A Comedy Club 4 Kids will be held at the Cramphorn Studio.
WORK to fully convert a former clock museum into a tearoom has been completed.
THE COMMANDER of Colchester Garrison has been awarded a CBE.
THE FIRST anonymous phone line service for reporting abuse of the elderly has been launched today.
A TRAIN COMPANY which runs rail services from Chelmsford to London has been named as one of the worst operators in the country, by consumer magazine Which.
A FLEDGLING charity, set up in memory of a courageous Colchester cricketer, has already helped dozens of people.
Sign up now for GCSE Dance at Essex Dance Theatre.
Police are appealing for information after a man in his 40s was found with serious head injuries in Halstead.
A MAN tricked his way into an elderly man's house.
I HAVE lived with anorexia for six years, although I harboured disordered attitudes towards food from the age of eight or nine.
A MAGICIAN will make a robot levitate on a popular children’s TV show tomorrow.
AN elderly woman has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car.
Firefighters and 999 call operators will go on strike on Sunday in protest against cuts and changes to working conditions.
A FUNERAL directors plans to put some egg-citement into Easter for people in need.
Firefighters and control staff in Essex are set to strike for a second time over what they say is a radically changed shift system, working conditions and cuts.
A WOUNDED ex soldier has been selected to represent Great Britain at a track world championships., making his dreams come true.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to identify in connection with thefts from Pontlands Park Hotel.
THE stories of a brother and sister who both did their bit for their country’s war effort have come to light and there is hope of find out more.
A CHARITY has donated more than £90,000 to three organisations helping needy children.
LESS than three years ago, workaholic Tony Cooper was close to death after suffering a brain injury.
THE trust which runs Essex’s air ambulance will receive a £250,000 boost.
IT'S the end of a long week and we're all looking forward to the weekend. So we've put together a list of ten things to do in Essex this weekend.
ELSIE Beere doesn’t look as though she will turn 103 this weekend, and perhaps that’s because, officially, she can’t.
A DEVELOPER has lost his fight to build 45 homes in Boxted.
Members of the Chelmsford Swimming Club have reached the end of the Essex County Swimming Championships 2015 with an amazing 26 Essex County Champion winners within their swimming squad.
TWO MPs have called for direct intervention to save a scheme which is a lifeline to people struggling with personality disorders.
A LORRY and a car have collided on the A12 at Colchester.
THE first new council homes in Colchester for 20 years are ready to be lived in.
A PLAQUE has been unveiled to commemorate 100 years since the first bomb fell on Colchester in the First World War.
THE A12 is partially blocked at Capel St Mary after a three-vehicle crash.
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Police investigating the circumstances surrounding a man sustaining serious head injuries in Halstead on Saturday, February 28 have arrested two men.